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Heart Health

09 June 2011

Scientists show heart can repair itself, with help

Scientists have transformed a type of stem-like cell in adult mouse hearts into functioning heart muscle, proving that the heart has dormant repair cells that can be reactivated.

British scientists have managed to transform a type of stem-like cell in adult mouse hearts into functioning heart muscle in research proving that the heart has dormant repair cells that can be reactivated.

Damage caused by heart attack

 

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